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PUBLICATIONS

Below you will find our more recent publications related to plastic footprinting

 

NATIONAL GUIDANCE FOR PLASTIC POLLUTION HOTSPOTTING   2020

  • Guidance for countries and cities on measuring plastic leakage and defining plastic pollution mitigation strategies

  • 9 tools and modules to guide the process from data-collection to action

  • Currently being tested in 10 countries in collaboration with Quantis for UNEP and IUCN 

THE PLASTIC LEAK GUIDANCE   2020

  • Industry guidance for performing corporate and/or product plastic leakage assessment

  • Includes calculation routes and generic data

  • This document constitutes the current state of the art for computing plastic footprints and intends to complement the LCA framework with a new plastic leakage indicator

  • This work has been realized in partnership with Quantis 

THE MARINE PLASTIC FOOTPRINT   2019

  • First guidance to compute plastic footprint at product or country level

  • Case study on the Baltic region

  • This document was the starting point for developing the plastic leak project

  • This report has been prepared for the IUCN 

REVIEW OF PLASTIC FOOTPRINT METHODOLOGIES   2018

  • Review of existing plastic footprint methodologies

  • Identification of existing gaps and track for action

  • This report has been prepared for the IUCN 

PLASTIC FLUXES AND STOCKS IN LAKE GENEVA   2018

  • Assessment of plastic leakage in Lake Geneva

  • First study to compare top-down and bottom-up approaches for plastic leakage modelling

  • This publication has been prepared in collaboration with the EPFL and ASL 

PRIMARY MICROPLASTICS IN THE OCEANS   2017

  • First global assessment of microplastic leakage in the ocean and regional comparison with leakage from mismanaged waste

  • This report has been prepared for the IUCN 

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THE TEAM

We are a team of passionate change makers, with strong scientific background

Julien Boucher, PhD

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Ecodesign & Plastic expert

Paola Paruta, PhD

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Alexandre Bouchet

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Guillaume Billard

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